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The Pensioner's Reel

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THE PENSIONER'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Trevor Rayner Skye Collection 2

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back to 2nd place BtoB in middle (Lady facing up and Man down)
9-16 1s dance Double Triangles (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s to start) when 1s change places corners petronella 1 place to right and 1s end BtoB facing opposite sides while corners end diagonally opposite original places
17-24 1s cast LSh round 2nd corners, pass giving RH and cast RSh round 4th corners to 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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